Debbie Allen
Debbie Allen
Real Name/Full Name Deborah Kaye Allen
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Debbie Allen
Birth Place: Houston, Texas
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 16 January 1950
Age/How Old: 74 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 157 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 65 Kg
In Pounds – 143 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Andrew Arthur Allen Sr.
Mother – Vivian Ayers
Siblings: Yes(3)
School: Pershing Middle School & Yates High School
College: Howard University & University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Norm Nixon
Kids/Children Name: Yes(3)
Profession: Dancer & Singer
Net Worth: $4 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Debbie Allen is an American-born singer and dancer. She is also an actress and a former member of the Arts and Humanities Committee. Debbie is popularly known for her choreography. Her name gained some fame because of Phylicia Rashad, who is her younger sister.

Well, how well do you know about Debbie Allen? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Debbie Allen’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Debbie Allen to date.

Biography and Early Life

Debbie Allen took birth on 16 January 1950 in Houston, Texas, United States of America. Her father’s name was Andrew Arthur Allen Sr; who was an Orthodontist and died later in the year 1984, whereas her mother’s name was Vivian Allen, who is a famous American poet. Debbie Allen got three siblings named Phylicia, who is a renowned actress; Hugh Allen, who is a baker; and at last, the famous musician Andrew Allen Jr.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Debbie Allen in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Debbie Allen’s age is 74 years old as of today’s date 15th July 2024 having been born on 16 January 1950. Though, she is 5′ 1″ in feet and inches and 157  cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 143lbs in Pound and 65kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Black.


Debbie Allen is also educated like other famous personalities of society. She completed her elementary schooling in n and Middle schooling from Pershing Middle School. She joined Yates High School to complete her high school education and later joined Howard University to get her bachelor’s degree in Literature. She developed an interest in Literature from her childhood days as her mother was a poet. Debbie Allen studied acting and its skills at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and Negro Ensemble Company.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Debbie Allen With Husband Norm Nixon
Debbie Allen With Husband Norm Nixon

Debbie Allen’s first marriage was with Win Wilford later; due to some mutual misunderstanding, they got divorced from each other in the year 1983. After few years, she was in love with the NBA player Norm Nixon and started to date, which continued for many months, and later they married each other. This beautiful couple was gifted with three children Vivian Nixon, Norman Nixon, and DeVaughn Nixon. Presently she is in her 70s and leading a happy life in the United States of America.

Debbie Allen is also in contact with all her siblings; she credits them publicly for her success. Debbie Allen had developed an interest in acting and dancing from her childhood and used to perform drama with her siblings at home. Her parents always supported her in whatever field and desired to go.

Is Debbie Allen Lesbian?

We can not determine she is Lesbian/Gay as she was in a relationship with several personalities. She is always active with someone. So, declaring her as a lesbian isn’t logical. She is a straight female. Debbie Allen is married to Norm Nixon, and together this beautiful couple has got three children.

Professional Career

Debbie Allen started her career as an actress in in in television series of US. In her initial days, the television series was not much popular but later on, she started getting greater attention from the audience around the year 1980s for her role in the Broadway Revival of West Side, which even made her get nominated in various awards and also made Tony Award and Drama Desk award in her name.

This moment was a boosting time in her professional career at the age of 30. She continued to give her choreography in various films and programs, which also brought her name and fame. Debbie Allen’s first film was in the year 1981 were acted as the lover of Howard Rollins in the movie named Fame. This film was also a flying success for Debbie.

Debbie Allen also loves singing in her free timings; she released Sweet Charity and Special Look, two solo albums. Her net worth is also added by her work in voice acting in several animated cartoons.


Debbie Allen has received various nominations and winnings over her life. The most notable ones are the three Emmy Awards, where she was nominated more than ten times.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Debbie Allen in 2024

Debbie Allen Net Worth
Debbie Allen Net Worth

As of 2024, Her net worth is $4 million. Most of her money is from dancing, but she also earns many bucks from acting and singing in various movies and shows. She also adds money from advertisements and endorsements. Debbie Allen has not declared her retirement from the industry. All makes her net worth growing day by day. We can expect it to double in the years ahead for this growing personality if health supports her at this age.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Debbie Allen is a multi-talented personality; she dances, sings, and also acts in the American film industry. Allen got 3 Emmy awards in her career. She is above 70 years of age and active in her work. Allen has obtained an excellent education from a number of universities and colleges. She was the former president of the Committee of Arts and Humanities, USA.

We can conclude that she is a charming dancer and singer. We wish her a healthy life ahead. She would definitely be leading a good life for sure as she is very caring, and she is very down-to-earth towards her profession, and thereby she would definitely be enjoying her life without any hesitations and arguments she is literally leading a happy and healthy life.


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